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Ancient Chinese Statue Continues to Baffle

Curators and scholars continue to puzzle over an 11-inch-high burial figure that appears to be seated in a side-saddle position with a cloth draped across his face. According to the Wall Street Journal: Made in China during the latter part of the eighth century, this unusual Tang dynasty burial figure today sits on a shelf in the Museo di Arte Orientale (MAO) of Turin, Italy, exuding as much mystery as he does energy.
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Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (5 years ago)

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Business & Finance : Business Report (14 hours ago)

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